Events for Wednesday, March 1, 2017 thru Friday, March 31, 2017

Geek Trivia Night

Wednesday, 03/01/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you a nerd? Can you prove it? Come out and test your nerd IQ with our weekly trivia contest, organized by "Geeks Who Drink," one of the largest and most popular pub trivia providers. Form a team (or go solo) and answer 8 rounds of geek themed questions. Winners receive fabulous prizes. Attachments

First Friday- March Madness

Friday, 03/03/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy the variety of shops and restaurants in Historic Downtown Manassas on Friday, March 3 for First Friday! This month we are celebrating March Madness! Attendees are encouraged to pick up a blank bracket at any of our 16 participating locations. Throughout the evening, you will go to the stores and stamp your way through the bracket. When the Sweet 16 teams are revealed we will randomly select which store is which team and as the ‘madness’ continues we will check the brackets and see if anyone has correctly and randomly selected the winning team! The winner will be notified when the season is over and will receive a prize basket with gift cards and gifts from downtown merchants! Check back here on March 1st to see which stores will be in the east, south, west, and midwest regions! Streets will be open to traffic this month. Attachments

"The Marks They've Left Behind": Civil War Graffiti Bus Tour

Saturday, 03/04/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Throughout the Civil War, many soldiers left their marks in the buildings that they encountered. Many soldiers did it out of boredom, some did it out of spite. Now visit some of Northern Virginia’s homes that were vandalized by these soldiers. See the marks they left behind, discover their stories, and learn about the families whose lives were impacted by these soldiers’ visits. In this exclusive tour, sites will include Ben Lomond, Historic Blenheim, Mt. Zion and the Graffiti House. Attachments

Apollo on the Move

Saturday, 03/04/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

For the first time ever, the spacecraft that carried the Apollo 11 astronauts to the Moon and back, can be seen at our Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia is temporarily in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar, where it will undergo conservation treatment. Join us for this rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes to learn about the work in progress and talk to experts preserving this historic spacecraft for future generations. We’ll have a variety of activities and experts on hand as you learn about the Apollo program and join conversations about how the Moon landing has inspired you — whether you witnessed the event or were born after. Explore how Apollo and the Moon landing transformed our lives 50 years ago and continues to influence space exploration and inspire people today and into the future. Attachments

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Musical Morsels

Saturday, 03/04/2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Merchant Hall MSO horn player Avery Pettigrew performs a smorgasbord of small works to delight your musical palate including James Beckel's concerto for horn and orchestra titled The Glass Bead Game. The concert includes additional delights from Edvard Grieg, Jacques Offenbach, Carl Nielsen, and others! Tickets: $20 adults, $16 seniors, free to youth (18 years and younger) Attachments

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Music for the Young and the Young at Heart

Sunday, 03/05/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Merchant Hall This entertaining piano performance is a delight for anyone, musical novice or maestro, from age 6 to 86. Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel has introduced audiences across the country to the beloved works of classical music with his Keyboard Conversations® series and its unique "concert with commentary" format. In this special presentation, learn the story behind the score of many favorite melodies, including "Flight of the Bumblebee," Bartok's "Diary of a Fly," Copland's "Cat and Mouse," Gershwin's "Walking the Dog," and "I got Rhythm." Bring the whole family for a delightful afternoon of music! Attachments

Sunday Ballroom Dance - Mar. 5 - Cha-cha

Center for the Arts - Sunday, 03/05/2017 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday of each month from 4-6pm at the Center for the Arts. Arrive at 3:30pm for a dance lesson with great dance instructors teaching you specific dances, followed by an open dance session where you can practice what you’ve just learned or refine steps you may already know! Beginners and advanced dancers are all welcome. Come try the gorgeous floors of the Kellar Theater at the Candy Factory. Bring your friends and family! Cost is $15.00 per person for lesson and dance session, $10 for dance session only. Pay at the door. March 5 lesson at 3:30 features the Cha-cha!

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Monday, 03/06/2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Enjoy performing yoga on the lawn with amazing views of the Potomac River and historic Rippon Lodge in the background. No one could ask for a better outdoor venue to exercise. Join certified instructor Christopher Glowacki for an hour long Vinyasa yoga practice. Beginning yoga students to well-versed devotes are welcomed. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, towel and plenty of water; beginners may want to bring a block and/or strap. Classes are offered most Saturday mornings from May to September. Call Rippon Lodge to confirm class day and times. Those purchasing 10 classes will receive punch cards which are good for the whole season. Additional classes may be purchased at any time. Attachments

Geek Trivia Night

Wednesday, 03/08/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you a nerd? Can you prove it? Come out and test your nerd IQ with our weekly trivia contest, organized by "Geeks Who Drink," one of the largest and most popular pub trivia providers. Form a team (or go solo) and answer 8 rounds of geek themed questions. Winners receive fabulous prizes. Attachments

Mason’s School of Theater presents: The Fantasticks

Thursday, 03/09/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Inspired by The Romancers by Edmond Rostand, The Fantasticks tells the charming musical tale of a boy, a girl, their parents, and the wall that keeps the lovers apart. The narrator, El Gallo, takes the audience on a magical journey as the boy and girl fall in love, grow apart, and discover the truth that “without a hurt, the heart is hollow.” A Talk Back/Q&A with the cast will take place after the production on March 10. Tickets: $20 general admission, $10 students, staff, seniors, and groups Attachments

Totally Vintage Design New Location Grand Opening!

Friday, 03/10/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Totally Vintage Design as they celebrate the Grand Opening of their NEW LOCATION on Center Street in downtown Manassas. Attachments

St. Patrick's Day Pool Treasure Hunt: Ages 6-11

Friday, 03/10/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Kids, ages 6-11, love the games and underwater treasure hunt with a St. Patrick’s Day theme!! You must pre-register, and the cost is $5.00/child Attachments StPatricksPool.pdf

Manassas Ballet Theatre: Carmina Burana and More!

Friday, 03/10/2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Merchant Hall Usher spring in with a classic ballet and fresh premiere pieces including the famous score by Carl Orff with orchestra and accompaniment by a full chorale and solo vocalists. Company choreographers premier original contemporary pieces as part of the program. Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $25, $15 Attachments

Mason’s School of Theater presents: The Fantasticks

Friday, 03/10/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Inspired by The Romancers by Edmond Rostand, The Fantasticks tells the charming musical tale of a boy, a girl, their parents, and the wall that keeps the lovers apart. The narrator, El Gallo, takes the audience on a magical journey as the boy and girl fall in love, grow apart, and discover the truth that "without a hurt, the heart is hollow." Tickets: $20 General Admission $10 Students, Staff, Seniors, and Groups Attachments

POSTPONED: Cockpit Point Marker Dedication and Tours

Saturday, 03/11/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Updated 3/9/2017: Event marked as postponed http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/publicworks/hp/pages/historic-preservation-events.aspx Join us as we dedicate a new Civil War Trails marker at our newest historic park, Cockpit Point Civil War Park. Ribbon cutting ceremony and living history program. Dedication program will take place at 18245 Cockpit Point Rd., Dumfries, VA. Marker is located at the end of Cockpit Point Road. Tours of the site will take place at 11a.m., 1p.m. and 3p.m. Reservations are required for the tours. Tours will include difficult terrain and off trail style hiking. For reservations call 703-792-4754. Attachments

18th Annual Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, 03/11/2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The 18th Annual Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade will march on Saturday, March 11, 11:00 am at the corner of Prescott Avenue and Quarry Road through downtown Manassas. Attachments

Mason’s School of Theater presents: The Fantasticks

Saturday, 03/11/2017 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Inspired by The Romancers by Edmond Rostand, The Fantasticks tells the charming musical tale of a boy, a girl, their parents, and the wall that keeps the lovers apart. The narrator, El Gallo, takes the audience on a magical journey as the boy and girl fall in love, grow apart, and discover the truth that "without a hurt, the heart is hollow." Tickets: $20 General Admission $10 Students, Staff, Seniors, and Groups Attachments

501st Garrison Tyranus Meet N Greet

Saturday, 03/11/2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Calling all Star Wars fans and cosplay enthusiasts! Have you ever had aspirations to join the Empire? Interested in learning how to build your own Stormtrooper, Vader, or other Imperial costume? Then join us March 11th, 2017 from 7-10 pm for a Meet N Greet with the 501st Legion Garrison Tyranus. Yes - these are folks you always see at comic cons, and even at Renaissance Festival, in those amazing costumes! They’ll be on hand to go over the requirements on how to join, show off some of Vader's Finest, and explain how the 501st can benefit the community and local charities in Virginia and around the world. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the Travis Manion Foundation, an organization that empowers veterans and the families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. Attachments

Brew Republic Frat Party

Saturday, 03/11/2017 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Join us on Saturday, March 11th for our first annual Brew Republic Frat Party! Wear your finest toga or your Greek letters. We'll have jungle juice sangria, beer Jell-O shots, fun games like beer pong, Animal House and Old School on TV, and so on! Plus live music! More details will be announced when they become available. Get ready for another epic party in the Brew Republic tap room! Attachments

Manassas Ballet Theatre: Carmina Burana and More!

Saturday, 03/11/2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Merchant Hall Usher spring in with a classic ballet and fresh premiere pieces including the famous score by Carl Orff with orchestra and accompaniment by a full chorale and solo vocalists. Company choreographers premier original contemporary pieces as part of the program. Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $25, $15 Attachments

Mason’s School of Theater presents: The Fantasticks

Saturday, 03/11/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Inspired by The Romancers by Edmond Rostand, The Fantasticks tells the charming musical tale of a boy, a girl, their parents, and the wall that keeps the lovers apart. The narrator, El Gallo, takes the audience on a magical journey as the boy and girl fall in love, grow apart, and discover the truth that "without a hurt, the heart is hollow." Tickets: $20 General Admission $10 Students, Staff, Seniors, and Groups Attachments

Historic Manassas Bridal Show

Sunday, 03/12/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Historic Manassas, Inc. will be holding their 3rd Annual Bridal Show this Spring! Come see all the wonderful venues and businesses in Historic Downtown Manassas and surrounding areas that can help to make your wedding the wedding of your dreams! Featuring restaurants ideal for rehearsal dinners, shops with unique gift ideas for the wedding party and a wedding dress boutique to find your dream dress, you are sure to have all the resources in one place for a great wedding. Join us on Sunday, March 12th at one of Manassas’ gorgeous wedding venues, the Center for the Arts. Vendors Include: Morais Vineyards Cakes by Happy Eatery Airlie DG Photography Dominion Wedding Entertainment Amy’s Bridal Boutique Shining Sol Candle Company Jirani Coffeehouse Tang’s Alterations Travel Place Manassas Scatter Seeds Mary Kay Okra’s Cajun Creole Detailed Memories Perfectly Posh Bennett House Bed & Breakfast Manassas Junction Bed & Breakfast Scentsy LuLaRoe Simplicity Events by Johanna Capital Custom Clothiers Arbonne International SeneGence International Hylton Performing Arts Center Sarena Floral Designs City of Manassas Attachments

Book Talk - Author Douglas Crenshaw

Sunday, 03/12/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Free Book with Author Douglas Crenshaw on his book “The Battle of Glendale: Robert E. Lee's Lost Opportunity (Civil War Series)” By late June 1862, the Union army, under George B. McClellan, stood at the doorstep of Richmond. In a desperate hour for the Confederate capital, Robert E. Lee attacked McClellan and drove the Union army into a full retreat toward the safety of the James River. Lee recognized an opportunity to seal a decisive victory and commanded his Army of Northern Virginia to prevent the Union forces from retreating. A.P. Hill, James Longstreet and "Stonewall" Jackson were among those who engaged in the harrowing day of battle during the Seven Days' Campaign. Author Douglas Crenshaw details the dramatic Battle of Glendale in the Civil War. Attachments

Manassas Ballet Theatre: Carmina Burana and More!

Sunday, 03/12/2017 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Merchant Hall Usher spring in with a classic ballet and fresh premiere pieces including the famous score by Carl Orff with orchestra and accompaniment by a full chorale and solo vocalists. Company choreographers premier original contemporary pieces as part of the program. Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $25, $15 Attachments

Brews & Brains

Thursday, 03/16/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Prince William Historic Preservation Foundation and BadWolf Brewing on March 16, 2017 from 6-8pm as we examine the role of beer throughout American History for the next few months in a series we call Brews and Brains! The Prince William and Northern Virginia area has a rich social history throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th century in which beer played a part. From the role of taverns as a social and political venue throughout the 18th and 19th century, the impact of alcohol throughout the Civil War, to the economic influence of the development of breweries throughout the 20th century and prohibition, alcohol played a role in shaping the area today. Our launch for the series begins with a panel discussion on Brewing: Past and Present We will be discussing the development of the beer industry and microbreweries Panelist include: Virginia beer historian and author: Lee Graves www.leegraves.com local brewers from Heroic Aleworks & Brew Republic Bierwerks in Prince William County **Books will be for sale and PW Historic Preservation Division will be taking donations Next Brews and Brains: April 20th - Alcohol & The Civil War May 18th - 18th Century Virginia Taverns June 15th - The Portner Beer Barons Attachments

St. Paddy's Day Kegs and Eggs

Friday, 03/17/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

It's St. Paddy's Day... Éirinn go Brách Join us on Friday, March 17th, starting at 9:00 in the morning, for kegs and eggs in the tap room! Our Vanguard Irish Red Ale will be making a triumphant return to the taps, and along with the Night Mare Oatmeal Stout, will be only $0.25 per 12oz pour. That price will increase by $0.25 every 20 minutes, so it literally pays to get here early. We'll also be serving Irish breakfast (eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, etc.). The beer prices will be up to normal Happy Hour prices by 3:00pm, so once it's Happy Hour, things are back to normal. We'll also be serving non-breakfast Irish fair throughout the day, and we'll have a special Friday edition of Republic Live! with Nick Coons, starting at 8:00pm. You know you're not working that day, so why not have some fun? Sláinte. Attachments

St. Patrick's Day on the Waterfront

Friday, 03/17/2017 4:00 PM - Saturday, 03/18/2017 1:00 AM

Live DJ from 4-8 pm, Live Music from 9:30 pm - 1 am Corn Beef & Cabbage, Irish Stew, Red Buttered Potatoes, & Green Beer. Celebrate with good food & good friends! Attachments

HOLLYWOOD GOES TO WAR: WORLD WAR I ON THE BIG SCREEN—The Dawn Patrol

Friday, 03/17/2017 7:00 PM

The Dawn Patrol defined all the classic elements of the aviation film genre. Its influence can be seen in virtually every military aviation movie made since it premiered in 1930. The story revolves around a timeless theme of war films: the stress and psychological effects on commanders who have to make the life and death decisions to send young people into battle. With its dramatic aerial combat scenes, heroic and tragic pilot figures, and an Academy Award-winning original story, The Dawn Patrol is the father of all military aviation films. The screening is free, but reservations are required and can be requested online at airandspace.si.edu/Hollywood. Note: This film will also be shown at the same time at the Museum in Washington, DC. Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Friday, 03/17/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

Russian National Ballet Theatre "Giselle"

Friday, 03/17/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

From the joy of young love to the sorrow of a lover scorned, this romantic ballet is a poignant tale of love and loss. When a peasant girl named Giselle learns of a cruel trick from her beloved, she dies of a broken heart and is doomed to an existence of vengeance. Russian National Ballet Theatre brings this ballet to our stage with stunning costumes, elaborate sets, and all the grandeur of the Russian ballet tradition. Fifty graceful dancers from this world-renowned ensemble perform a ballet of heartbreak and passion conveyed through the unrivaled choreography of Marius Petipa. Experience the ethereal beauty from one of Russia’s most respected ballet companies performing this haunting ballet. Attachments

Manassas Chorale: Voices United: Honor and Majesty

Saturday, 03/18/2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Manassas Chorale, the Voices United Choir with its guest conductor, and 20 of the area’s finest instrumentalists join forces to present a variety of sacred music. Some of America’s best composers and arrangers will be represented in this 19th Voices United Concert. Tickets: $20, $18 adults, free to youth (18 years and younger) Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Saturday, 03/18/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

Spring Restaurant Week

Sunday, 03/19/2017 - Saturday, 03/25/2017

Historic Downtown Manassas Restaurants will be serving up specials for Spring Restaurant Week once again – 2 for $25 or 3 for $35! Spring Restaurant Week will be running from March 19 – March 25! Check back March 1st for participating restaurants and deals! Attachments

Book Talk - Author Noah Andre Trudeau

Sunday, 03/19/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Free Book Talk with Author Noah Andre Trudeau on his book: Lincoln's Greatest Journey: Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 - April 8, 1865. March 1865: The United States was at a crossroads and, truth be told, Abraham Lincoln was a sick man. “I am very unwell,” he confided to a close acquaintance. A vast and terrible civil war was winding down, leaving momentous questions for a war-weary president to address. A timely invitation from General U. S. Grant provided the impetus for an escape to City Point, Virginia, a journey from which Abraham Lincoln drew much more than he ever expected. Lincoln’s Greatest Journey: Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 – April 8, 1865, by Noah Andre Trudeau offers the first comprehensive account of a momentous time.Attachments

Boozie Batik: Ladies Retreat

Sunday, 03/19/2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 21 & up (8 hours) March 19 & 26 Sun. 2:00-5:00pm March 31 Fri. 6:30-8:30pm Don’t miss this truly unique opportunity — all skill levels welcome, no prior art experience needed! Make an original hand-painted textile wall hanging or silk scarf while savoring the delicious award-winning wines of Morais Vineyards & Winery. Learn an alternative, exciting way to create batik-style art. We’ll skip the use of melted wax in favor of a safe technique so simple you can enjoy delicious wine while creating your own masterpiece! This mini-class celebration will begin with two Sunday afternoons: Wine and creativity in the Center for the Arts studio. Then finish with a Friday afternoon wine tasting and art reveal at Morais Vineyards’ gorgeous new tasting room AROMA in Old Town Manassas. Don’t delay – This is a one time event and enrollment is limited! Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Sunday, 03/19/2017 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

Astronaut to Speak at Freedom Museum

Tuesday, 03/21/2017 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 7:30 PM, Jeffrey N. Williams (Colonel, U.S. Army, Ret.) and NASA Astronaut will speak at the Freedom Museum about the NASA space program and its future. Col. Williams joined NASA in 1996 and set a record of more than 534 days in space during four missions, including nearly 32 hours in five spacewalks. The Freedom Museum is located in the Terminal Building at the Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry Parrish Blvd, Manassas, VA 20110. The event is from 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM and admission is free. Attachments

Health & Wellness Expo 2017

Thursday, 03/23/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Science and Technology Campus is once again partnering with the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center to host its annual Health & Wellness Expo on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Last year we were thrilled to partner with over 100 vendors and we hosted more than 1,500 attendees. The Science and Technology Campus’ Health & Wellness Expo will be held in the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, providing an opportunity for vendors to engage with Mason students, faculty and staff as well as members of the Prince William community. This is a very popular event that features a variety of health and wellness based vendors, interactive health education activities, participatory demonstrations, and fitness instructions. The 2017 Science and Technology Campus’ Health & Wellness Expo is free and open to the public. Attachments

If This Old Buliding Could Talk

Thursday, 03/23/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Staff Preservationist Sarah Nucci will share her research on Williams Ordinary from its beginning in the mid-18th century through the first quarter of the 19th century. Sarah will use primary source material, dendroconology reports and other research to give a clearer picture of the early use of the building that now is used as the headquarters of the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division. Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Friday, 03/24/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

"Everything is New Here":Prince William/Manassas History Symposium

Saturday, 03/25/2017 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Our community has a long and rich history. Founded in 1731, Prince William County is one of the oldest counties in Northern Virginia. Join several local historic organizations as we celebrate this history at our First Annual Prince William-Manassas History Symposium. The $10 fee for the Symposium includes: Dr. John Maass – George Washington and Prince William County Robert O’Neill – JEB Stuart’s Christmas Raid, December 1862 Lisa Sievel-Otten – The Great Fire of Manassas and Recovery Thomas E. Williams – The U.S. Marines in the Great War (WWI) Norma Fields - The Courageous Four: Desegregation of Prince William County Schools Manassas Museum Reception with the Curator (includes hors d'oeuvres and cash bar) On March 26, take a rare chance to visit four privately owned historic homes in Prince William County. The $50 fee includes transportation and lunch. Spaces are limited. Co-sponsored by the Manassas Museum, Prince William County Historic Commission and Historic Prince William. Reservations required, for more information contact 703-792-4754 or historicpreservation@pwcgov.org. Attachments

Prince William History Symposium

Saturday, 03/25/2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Curator program - 5-6:30 p.m. Six guest lecturers will be at the Old County Courthouse during the day to share stories about significant events in Prince William County from the Revolution to modern times, followed by an evening presentation of items in the museum's collections. Refreshments will be served. Call 703-792-4754 or email historicpreservation@pwcgov.org for tickets and more information. Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Saturday, 03/25/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

The Jason Bishop Show

Saturday, 03/25/2017 8:00 PM

From disappearing goldfish to a woman floating into the air, this evening of dynamic illusions and clever magic is sure to knock you off your feet! Illustrious illusionist Jason Bishop brings his modern twist to astonishing acts of wonder through his witty personality, pop and rock soundtrack, and impossible acts like no other. Jason Bishop is a master of all types of magic, from intimate card tricks and sleight of hand to larger-than-life levitation and disappearing acts. Cutting edge tricks such as the unbelievable Double Levitation and Plasma Illusion quickly made The Jason Bishop Show one of the most acclaimed acts of its kind, leading to a Broadway run in November 2016. Get ready to believe the unbelievable in this evening of jaw-dropping feats! Attachments

"Everything is New Here":Prince William/Manassas History Symposium

Sunday, 03/26/2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Our community has a long and rich history. Founded in 1731, Prince William County is one of the oldest counties in Northern Virginia. Join several local historic organizations as we celebrate this history at our First Annual Prince William-Manassas History Symposium. The $10 fee for the Symposium includes: Dr. John Maass – George Washington and Prince William County Robert O’Neill – JEB Stuart’s Christmas Raid, December 1862 Lisa Sievel-Otten – The Great Fire of Manassas and Recovery Thomas E. Williams – The U.S. Marines in the Great War (WWI) Norma Fields - The Courageous Four: Desegregation of Prince William County Schools Manassas Museum Reception with the Curator (includes hors d'oeuvres and cash bar) On March 26, take a rare chance to visit four privately owned historic homes in Prince William County. The $50 fee includes transportation and lunch. Spaces are limited. Co-sponsored by the Manassas Museum, Prince William County Historic Commission and Historic Prince William. Reservations required, for more information contact 703-792-4754 or historicpreservation@pwcgov.org. Attachments

Prince William Little Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Sunday, 03/26/2017 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gregory Family Theater Written by award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Play, this delightful comedy explores the relationships between three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life now that their parents are gone. Throw in a colorful cast of characters and an entertaining evening is sure to ensue. Tickets: $20 adults, $17 seniors, $12 children Attachments

Piedmont Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Sunday, 03/26/2017 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Piedmont Symphony Orchestra presents the most universally recognized composition of all time, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The PSO combines the soloists from the Maryland Lyric Opera, and the glorious sounds of the Reston Chorale, as well as members from numerous area choruses. Treat yourself to the scope and beauty of over 150 musicians and singers in this stunning work. Tickets: $50, $40, $30 Attachments

Matinee Idylls: Linda Apple Monson and Friends: The Art of the Piano

Tuesday, 03/28/2017 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join International Steinway Artist Linda Apple Monson and her esteemed colleagues for an afternoon of thrilling piano music. This exciting program includes works for solo piano, voice and piano, and duo-piano that are sure to rouse the spirit. Award-winning pianist Linda Apple Monson also serves as Director of Keyboard Studies at George Mason University’s School of Music, an All-Steinway school. Don’t miss this afternoon of inspiring repertoire, including Spanish masters Albeniz and Turina, German masters Bach and Beethoven, and Russian masters Prokofiev and Rubinstein. Monson will be joined by coloratura soprano Lisa Berger and pianist Anna Balakerskaia. Lunch Sponsor: À La Carte Tickets: $45 (12:30 lunch and concert), $25 (concert only) Attachments

Environmental Stewardship Day Camp

Friday, 03/31/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Environmental Stewardship Day Camp (Mayfield Earthwork Fort - 8401 Quarry Road, Manassas, Va.) Spend the day learning bout the local area; its history while helping to preserve and protect the only Confederate earthwork from the Civil War in the City of Manassas. In addition to some hard work, activities to pass the time will be shared. Lunches not provided. To purchase tickets visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store. Attachments



 

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